The Valleys

Things to see and do

Featured attractions
Guardian - Six BellsGuardian - Six BellsTake a peek
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art GalleryCyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art GalleryTake a peek
Caerphilly CastleCaerphilly CastleTake a peek
Big Pit: National Coal MuseumBig Pit: National Coal MuseumTake a peek
Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor CentreParc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor CentreTake a peek
Explorers Wanted

The Valleys has more than enough to fill the longest of weekend breaks!

It’s one of the many unexpected things about The Valleys. Did you know, for example, that we’re home to one of Europe’s biggest and best medieval castles (it’s smack in the middle of Caerphilly – you can’t miss it)? Or the scenic Brecon Mountain Railway a narrow-gauge railway where you get on in Merthyr Tydfil and get off in the heart of the Brecon Beacons? Or our very own World Heritage Site at Blaenavon, an equivalent of the Taj Mahal and Great Wall of China?

All this together with numerous heritage sites, green country parks and great stories means that there is something new to explore each weekend!


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Bedwellty House and Park

Bedwellty Park, Morgan Street, Tredegar,

A listed Regency villa surrounded by a historic garden established in 19th century for the famous Homfray Ironmaster dynasty. Bedwellty House and Par...

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Trefil Rail Road

Trefil, Tredegar,

The Trefil Rail Road was constructed in 1793 to carry limestone from the Trefil Quarries to the ironworks at Beaufort. A branch line was constructed ...

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The Met

Metropole Cultural & Conference Centre, Mitre Street, Abertillery,

The Met is the recently refurbished cultural and conference centre situated in the middle of Abertillery retaining many of the original Victorian arc...

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The Winding House

Cross Street, Elliots Town, New Tredegar,

The Winding House in New Tredegar is the museum with fascinating and engaging exhibitions, our remarkable Victorian winding engine, an exciting event...

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Brynmawr & District History Museum

Carnegie Building, Market Square, Brynmawr,

The museum has a varied collection of everyday artefacts, including a collection of Brynmawr furniture, manufactured by one of the small industries s...

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Hafod Arch Clydach Railroad

Brynmawr ,

On the right hand side of the Heads of the Valleys Road on the final approach to Brynmawr is a section of an early and important tramroad, including ...

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Llantrisant Gallery

The Model House, Bull Ring, Llantrisant,

Model House Craft and Design Centre's Victorian exterior belies the wealth of beautiful objects you will find inside. There is also a wide range of i...

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Beaufort Theatre and Ballroom

Beaufort Hill, Beaufort, Ebbw Vale,

Beaufort Theatre hosts a wide range of performances and events throughout the year as well as arts activities and workshops. It is the number one ven...

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Parc Taf Bargoed

High Street, Trelewis, Treharris, Merthyr Tydfil

Set in the beautiful Taff Bargoed Valley, which is also home to the Rock UK Summit Centre, Parc Taf Bargoed is the hidden gem of Merthyr Tydfil Count...

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Bute Town Heritage Trail

Bute Town, Rhymney,

Bute Town, this model village was one man's dream of quality workers housing at a time when other ironmasters were debating whether or not the lower ...

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